Past Events

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HR 21/06/2007

Event Date: 21/06/2007
Duration: 1 day
Location: London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Health and Safety

Event Date: 09/05/2007
Duration: 1 day
Location: London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Coaching 2007

Event Date: 18/04/2007
Duration: 1 day
Location: London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Developing an HR strategy

Event Date: 28/02/2007 10.00 - 16.30
Duration: 1 day
Location: Central London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 55 GBP for members, 110 GBP for non-members

People in Aid is offering a one day workshop focused on Developing a Human Resources Strategy.

The workshop is aimed at Human Resources staff involved in strategic planning within their organisation and will provide an opportunity for participants to develop their skills in this area, to discuss case studies presented by a small number of organisations, and to learn from and share with other participants the common issues, concerns around strategy development and possible solutions.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the workshop participants will be better equipped to:

Develop or enhance a Human Resources Strategy within their organisation through a better understanding of:

  • what an HR strategy can achieve
  • what an HR strategy might consist of
  • how to gain organisational understanding and buy in to the strategy
  • the processes for developing an HR Strategy including alignment with other organisation strategies
  • how the People in Aid Code can act as a framework for developing and HR Strategy

Facilitator

The workshop will be facilitated by Maggie Pankhurst, an organisation development consultant with experience of working on strategic human resources issues both as a consultant and a senior manager. Maggie has been working as a consultant for over 9 years and works mainly in the international development sector with medium sized NGOs. Her work mainly involves supporting management and trustees in change processes, through facilitation, mentoring and reviews. Prior to becoming a consultant Maggie worked with the Intermediate Technology Development Group and in the further education sector.



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Test meeting

Event Date: 11/02/2007 10:00 - 15:00
Duration: 1 day
Location: London, UK
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

The topic at this event will be restructuring HR.  We will be joined by two external speakers.



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International HR Conference - Strategic human resources management in a global context

Event Date: 07/02/2007
Duration: 1 day
Location: Geneva
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 125 GBP for members, 250 GBP for non-members

Aimed at senior managers with responsibility for people management, this event will cover issues such as resourcing, management, and learning, in terms of both the humanitarian-emergency perspective and development-focused operations.

The conference aims to:

  • Facilitate networking, and the sharing of knowledge, experience and practice among INGOs.
  • Encourage debate and discussion on the key human resources management issues facing the sector.
  • Enable learning through relevant case studies and examples of good practice.


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Briefing, debriefing and supporting staff: Good practice from beginning to end

Event Date: 23/01/2007 10.00 - 16.30
Duration: 2 days
Location: Central London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 110 GBP for members, 220 GBP for non-members

People In Aid is offering a new, comprehensive two-day workshop that draws together elements of previous successful one day debriefing and trauma support workshops facilitated by Dr Debbie Lovell-Hawker. This new workshop updates existing material with some new thinking and resources, and two days are allowed in order to cover material thoroughly, giving participants an opportunity to enhance their own skills and increasing their confidence in their ability to provide effective briefing, debriefing and support through trauma or stressful situations.

The workshop is aimed at HR professionals and line managers, and will cover topics such as:

  • Psychological screening: Who should not be accepted for overseas aid work?
  • Briefing and equipping staff
  • Supporting staff working in stressful situations locally and from a distance
  • Routine debriefing and debriefing after traumatic incidents
  • Warning signs: Recognising trauma symptoms, burnout, depression and other problems
  • What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and when and how to refer on?
  • Support and supervision, and managing your own stress as you offer support

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the workshop participants will have enhanced their skills in:

  • Recognising people who will be at high-risk of developing difficulties
  • Briefing people to cope with work in stressful situations
  • Supporting local and expatriate staff
  • Effective routine debriefing at the end of assignments
  • Critical Incident Stress Debriefing after traumatic incidents or evacuation
  • Recognising when and how to refer people for further help

Facilitator

The workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Debbie Lovell-Hawker, an independent Consultant and Clinical Psychologist. Debbie is a consultant for several INGOs and faith-based organisations and also works with InterHealth. She has worked in disaster situations throughout the world including in Asia, Africa, Central America and Eastern Europe. In addition to her work with Oxford University’s psychiatry department, she has recently worked in Nepal, Darfur, South Africa, and with evacuees from Lebanon.



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Health and Safety

Event Date: 16/01/2007
Duration: 1 day
Location: London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Communications

Event Date: 08/11/2006
Duration: 1 day
Location: London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Competencies Workshop

Event Date: 11/10/2006
Duration: 1 day
Location: London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

HR 27/9/06

Event Date: 27/09/2006
Duration: 1 day
Location: London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

EPN 8 Archamps: Sharing Success, Working Together

Event Date: 14/06/2006
Duration: 3 days
Location: Archamps, France
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Coaching

Event Date: 10/05/2006
Duration: 1 day
Location: London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

Debriefing

Event Date: 26/04/2006 10am-5pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: London
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

HR Strategy

Event Date: 05/04/2006
Duration: 1 day
Location: Unknown
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

EPN 7 Deurne: Management Development for Emergencies

Event Date: 08/06/2005
Duration: 2 days
Location: Deurne
Booking Deadline: -
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members